Jousting for support, Pakistan’s bid to keep cavalry sport alive
Festooned with garlands and colourful bridles, turbaned riders mounted on horseback in full gallop lower their lances at tiny...
Russia registers nine US media outlets as ‘foreign agents’
Russia´s justice ministry on Tuesday named nine US media outlets including Voice of America as “foreign agents” after President...
Russia faces decision on Winter Olympics ban for doping
The International Olympic Committee meets from Tuesday to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for...
Andy Murray weds in hometown spectacular
Dunblane: Tennis ace Andy Murray married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane’s 12th century cathedral on Saturday, bringing his Scottish hometown to a standstill. The newlyweds came under a shower of confetti as they left the church at 5.40 pm (1640GMT), just over an hour after they arrived.... Read more
Pakistan approves $1.2 billion HBL divestment
Karachi: Pakistan on Saturday approved divesting all of its state-owned shares in top private bank HBL for $1.2 billion, in what officials said is the country’s largest-ever equity offering. The government received $1.6 billion of offers for its 41.5 percent in HBL during three days of book-building at London,... Read more
Khan vows to resist any secret deal with Saudi Arabia on Yemen crisis
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, warned government to resist if any secret deal with coalition led by Saudi Arabia on Yemen crisis. In a statement issued by PTI on the parliament’s resolution on Yemen crisis, Khan stated Pakistan has already lost over 50,000 lives and over $1 billion loss... Read more
Turbat Killing: Eight levies personnel arrested after
Trubat: Eight levies personnel have been arrested after Turbat incident that claimed 20 lives of labourers, in an under construction bridge in Gadgan. According to the Balochistan’s home secretary, the services of arrested personnel have also been suspended. Read: Twenty laborers killed in Turbat The levies sources said that the laborers... Read more
Peshawar: At least one terrorist was killed in an exchange of fire between security forces and a terrorist near Gora Qabristan check post in Peshawar Footage Corutesy: Ab Tak Tv Read more
Pakistan’s decision not to join Saudi-led coalition is dangerous and unexpected: UAE foreign minister
The United Arab Emirates declared Pakistan’s decision not to join Saudi led coalition against the Houthi rebels in Yemen as favouring Iran over the Gulf nations. UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said on Twitter. “The Pakistani parliament’s resolution, which promoted neutrality on the Yemeni conflict,... Read more
ODI captain Azhar Ali hopeful for Bangladesh tour
Lahore:  Pakistan’s new cricket captain, Azhar Ali, for ODIs firmed the team would beat Bangladesh. Ali while talking to media said “We will play with positive approach to beat Bangladesh which is a tough side at home”, In a long month tour to Bangladesh, Pakistan team will play two Test matches,... Read more
Court asks Ayyan Ali to provide further evidence
Rawalpindi: Top model and diva, Ayyan Ali was presented in a court today for ongoing hearing of money laundering case. She was presented in court today where she requested to provide evidence in her defence, to which the court agreed. Watch: CCTV Footage of Ayyan Ali before being Arrested at... Read more
Ecnec approves projects worth Rs125bn
Islamabad: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved seven development projects at an estimated cost of Rs125 billion, including distribution of 400,000 free laptops at public expense. The meeting, presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, rejected a host of projects of Pakistan Railways... Read more
Virat Kohli Lambasts Indian fans  for blaming him, Anushka Sharma for India’s ousting from World Cup
Indian Test team captain, Virat Kholi lambasts the public for blaming Anushka Sharma for the ICC World Cup defeat in semi-final. At a promotional event Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Virat first times spoken after the World Cup humiliation defeat from Australia. Read: Anushka Sharma face “twitterati’s” as Virat Kohli fails in semi-final against... Read more
Car sales up by 22pc in July-March
Karachi: Car sales recorded a growth of 21.93 per cent to 105,344 units in the first nine months (July-March) of 2014-15 as compared to 86,395 units in the same period last year. In March 2015, sales went up to 16,806 units as compared to 14,041 units in February, Pakistan... Read more
Iftikhar Choudhary asks constitutional status of PTI MNA
Islamabad: Former chief justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Hussain Choudhary has asked the legal and constitutional status of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members in national assembly. In a letter to the National Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, Choudhary stated that under Article 64 of the Constitution seat of an MNA falls vacant if he/she remains... Read more
Overseas Pakistanis remit $13.3bn in nine months
Karachi: Remittances sent by overseas Pakistanis grew by 15 per cent during the first nine months of this fiscal year, with much of the money coming in from the Arab world. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Friday that the country received $13.327 billion in the first... Read more
PM condemns Turbat killing; orders investigation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned killing of twenty laborers in Turbat and ordered immediate investigation. The PM ordered investigation into the incident and immediate action against the killers. At least 20 laborers, belonged from Sindh and Punjab, were killed and three others wounded in Turbat, Balochistan  early hours on Saturday. Read: Twenty... Read more